Thurs. 11/15 10a: The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, along with guest vocalists, presents its annual performance of Handel's Messiah on November 18 at the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Spencer Beckwith talks with the guest conductor for the concert, Tom Hall, Music Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.
Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 2:16 pm
There has been no dearth of post-election Republican self-flagellation.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, on the eve of heading out to a meeting of Republican governors in Las Vegas, warned the GOP to "stop being the stupid party." At the gathering Wednesday night, he leveled more harsh criticism at party presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
A new initiative has been launched aimed at getting more recruits into the Albuquerque police academy.
Mayor Richard Berry and Albuquerque Police Chief Raymond Schultz announced Wednesday an initiative that will give each cadet a $5,000 bonus for completing the academy and $500 for city employees who refer qualified candidates. The city has also launched a new campaign aimed at attracting more recruits.
A new study says the gap between wealthy households and low-income families in New Mexico continues to grow, and it is now the widest in the nation.
The report was released Wednesday by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute. It says that from 2008 to 2010, the richest 5 percent of New Mexico households had average incomes nearly 17 times higher than the bottom 20 percent of households.
That's a jump from two years earlier, when the gap was around 14 times higher.